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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing Thursday, April 27 entitled “Syria After the Missile Strikes: Policy Options.”  The hearing will begin at 10 a.m.

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “Assad’s war has killed nearly half a million innocent men, women and children and driven 14 million Syrians from their homes.  The turmoil of this brutality including chemical weapons has allowed ISIS to capitalize.  And the previous administration’s dithering only made things worse.  Now, moving ahead, this administration must work with Congress to lay out clear policy goals.”

What:
Hearing: Syria After the Missile Strikes: Policy Options 

When:
10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27

Where:
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Witnesses:
Mr. Michael Singh
Lane-Swig Senior Fellow
Managing Director
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Mr. Charles Lister
Senior Fellow
Middle East Institute

Dafna H. Rand, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
National Defense University

***See www.foreignaffairs.house.gov for updates.

***Coverage note:  All Foreign Affairs Committee proceedings are webcast live at www.foreignaffairs.house.gov/live-video-feed.

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